Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/ PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lead-world-cup-2019-xiamen-live.html Lead World Cup 2019 - Xiamen Live Xiamen in China is currently hosting the 5th stage of th Lead World Cup 2019. The finals will be in live streaming at 12:45 CET. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lead-world-cup-2019-xiamen-live.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 20 Oct 2019 12:24:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/charlotte-durif-josh-larson-soar-vuelo-del-condor-kuntur-sayana-peru.html Charlotte Durif, Josh Larson soar up Vuelo del Condor up Kuntur Sayana in Peru At an altitude of 4600m Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson have established Vuelo del Condor, a difficult new multipitch up Kuntur Sayana in Peru. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/charlotte-durif-josh-larson-soar-vuelo-del-condor-kuntur-sayana-peru.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:56:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/matilda-soderlund-sends-her-first-9a-the-elder-statesman-frankenjura.html Matilda Söderlund sends her first 9a, The Elder Statesman in Frankenjura Yesterday Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund managed to redpoint her first 9a sports climb, The Elder Statesman in the Frankenjura, Germany http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/matilda-soderlund-sends-her-first-9a-the-elder-statesman-frankenjura.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:54:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-climbing-alasha-difficult-deep-water-solo-mallorca.html Chris Sharma climbing Alasha, his difficult Deep Water Solo at Mallorca The video Chris Sharma making the first ascent of Alasha, the difficult deep water solo climb freed by the American climber in 2016 on the island of Mallorca. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-climbing-alasha-difficult-deep-water-solo-mallorca.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:16:44 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/lhotse-couloir-2018-first-ski-descent-hilaree-nelson-jim-morrison.html Lhotse Couloir, the 2018 first ski descent by Hilaree Nelson, Jim Morrison The video of the first integral ski descent of Lhotse (8516m) in the Himalaya, down the famous Lhotse Couloir skied in September 2018 by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/lhotse-couloir-2018-first-ski-descent-hilaree-nelson-jim-morrison.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:15:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/wanda-rutkiewicz-honoured-by-google.html Wanda Rutkiewicz honoured by Google Polish mountaineer Wanda Rutkiewicz is honoured today with a Google doodle. Recognised as one of the greatest mountaineers of all times, on 16 October 1978 she became the third woman to climb Everest, while in 1986 with France’s Liliane Barrard she became the first woman to climb K2. She ascended eight 8000ers before perishing on Kangchenjunga in 1992. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/wanda-rutkiewicz-honoured-by-google.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:20:39 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/aleksandra-taistra-sends-sardinia-hotel-supramonte.html Aleksandra Taistra sends Sardinia's Hotel Supramonte Polish climber Aleksandra Taistra has repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb deep within the Gole di Gorropu Gorge in Sardinia, first ascended by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani in 1998/99. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/aleksandra-taistra-sends-sardinia-hotel-supramonte.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:52:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/michele-caminati-greenspit-comeback-in-valle-dell-orco.html Michele Caminati's Greenspit comeback in Valle dell'Orco Italian climber Michele Caminati has repeated Greenspit, the difficult trad climb freed in Italy’s Valle Orco by Didier Berthod. The ascent marks a significant comeback after his fall on England’s gritstone in 2017. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/michele-caminati-greenspit-comeback-in-valle-dell-orco.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:18:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/corsica-climbing-new-bavella-multi-pitch-arnaud-petit-co.html Corsica climbing, new Bavella multi-pitch by Arnaud Petit & Co In the Bavella massif in Corsica, Laurent Auguste, Manoël Couprie, Emmanuel Faber, Arnaud Petit and Jean-Claude Razel have made the first ascent of the multi-pitch rock climb La danse de Ganesh up Punta di U Corbu. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/corsica-climbing-new-bavella-multi-pitch-arnaud-petit-co.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:28:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/the-nose-speed-record-alex-honnold-tommy-caldwell-film-teaser.html The Nose Speed Record, the Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell film teaser The teaser of the new movie The Nose Speed Record which documents the speed record up El Capitan in Yosemite set by Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/the-nose-speed-record-alex-honnold-tommy-caldwell-film-teaser.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:47:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/elias-iagnemma-establishes-ten-vado-di-sole-hardest-sport-climb-abruzzo.html Elias Iagnemma establishes Ten at Vado di Sole, hardest sport climb in Abruzzo Italian boulderer Elias Iagnemma has made the first ascent of Ten at Vado di Sole in Abruzzo, Italy. This is the first route in the region graded 9a/a+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/elias-iagnemma-establishes-ten-vado-di-sole-hardest-sport-climb-abruzzo.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:22:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/age-of-adam-ondra-the-current-limit-of-sport-climbing.html Age of Adam Ondra - the current limit of sport climbing The film Age of Ondra, directed by Sender Films. A fascinating portrait of Czech climber Adam Ondra as he struggles with Silence, the world’s first 9c, with Crackinette, ie the first-ever 9a+ flash, and his attempt to repeat a 9b in a single day. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/age-of-adam-ondra-the-current-limit-of-sport-climbing.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:57:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-climbs-paraglide-flight-video-aaron-durogati-mirco-grasso.html Marmolada climb & paraglide, the flight video of Aaron Durogati, Mirco Grasso The video of Aaron Durogati and Mirco Grasso and their tandem paragliding flight from the halfway ledge of Marmolada, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-climbs-paraglide-flight-video-aaron-durogati-mirco-grasso.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:24:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/koyo-zom-west-face-first-ascent-tom-livingstone-ally-swinton.html Koyo Zom West Face first ascent by Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton have climbed the virgin west face of Koyo Zom (6877m), the highest mountain in the Hindu Raj range in Pakistan. The two were part of a greater expedition including John Crook, Uisdean Hawthorn and Will Sim. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/koyo-zom-west-face-first-ascent-tom-livingstone-ally-swinton.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:37:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tre-cime-di-lavaredo-new-cima-piccola-rock-climb-in-the-dolomites.html Tre Cime di Lavaredo, new Cima Piccola rock climb in the Dolomites On 13/07/2019 the two mountain guides Manuel Baumgartner and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Nostalgie, a new multi-pitch rock climb up the north face of Cima Piccola, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites. Baumgartner reports. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tre-cime-di-lavaredo-new-cima-piccola-rock-climb-in-the-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:28:02 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/federica-mingolla-edoardo-saccaro-climb-new-big-wall-up-nalumasortoq-tasermiut-fjord-greenland.html Federica Mingolla, Edoardo Saccaro climb new big wall up Nalumasortoq, Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland On the hitherto unclimbed south face of Middle Pillar of Nalumasortoq above the Tasermiut Fjord in Greenland Italian climbers Federica Mingolla and Edoardo Saccaro have established La Cura, a new big wall with difficulties up to 7b+/A2. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/federica-mingolla-edoardo-saccaro-climb-new-big-wall-up-nalumasortoq-tasermiut-fjord-greenland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:53:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolmen-rolando-larcher-new-dolomites-single-pitch-climb.html Dolmen, Rolando Larcher's new Dolomites single pitch climb Rolando Larcher talks about the first ascent and first free ascent of Dolmen, a new single pitch rock climb up the Menhir Pillar at ​​Meisules dla Biesces (Sella group), Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolmen-rolando-larcher-new-dolomites-single-pitch-climb.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:37:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lucka-rakovec-adam-ondra-crowned-european-climbing-champions-in-edinburgh.html Lučka Rakovec and Adam Ondra crowned European Climbing Champions in Edinburgh Adam Ondra and Lučka Rakovec have been crowned European Lead Champions today at Edinburgh in Scotland. Alberto Ginés López and Laura Rogora placed second, Sascha Lehmann and Luce Douady third. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lucka-rakovec-adam-ondra-crowned-european-climbing-champions-in-edinburgh.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 07 Oct 2019 08:12:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/european-climbing-championships-live-streaming-from-edinburgh.html European Climbing Championships, live streaming from Edinburgh Edinburgh in Scotland is hosting the European Lead Climbing Championship today. Live streaming of the semifinals at 9:25 am, of the finals at 15:00. Last night the European Speed Championships was won by Vladislav Deulin and Aleksandra Miroslaw. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/european-climbing-championships-live-streaming-from-edinburgh.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 06 Oct 2019 15:18:42 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/dave-macleod-quashes-mind-riot-new-e10-trad-climb-binnein-shuas-scotland.html Dave MacLeod quashes his Mind Riot, new E10 trad climb at Binnein Shuas in Scotland Scottish rock climber Dave MacLeod has made the first ascent of Mind Riot at Binnein Shuas in Scotland. Graded E10 7a, it stands as one of the most difficult trad climbs in the country. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/dave-macleod-quashes-mind-riot-new-e10-trad-climb-binnein-shuas-scotland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 07 Oct 2019 12:38:45 +0200